Stand by for the May/June issue of Water Craft magazine due in a few days

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] The May/June issue of Water Craft magazine is about to come out, and editor Peter Greenfield has sent us his customary preview. Here’s what he says: ‘April, moaned Mr Eliot, is the cruellest month. Obviously, he also had suffered the seemingly interminable wait for the weather to warm up enough for varnishing the … Continue reading “Stand by for the May/June issue of Water Craft magazine due in a few days”

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Ex-Academy student wins scholarship to build a Dorset lerret by eye

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Dorset lerret photographed on the beach. Click on the image to go to the excellent Burton Bradstock web pages including some interesting photos of traditional boats Former Boat Building Academy student, instructor and Cornish pilot gig builder Gail McGarva will be back in the workshops from September to build a traditional Dorset lerret … Continue reading “Ex-Academy student wins scholarship to build a Dorset lerret by eye”

The Boat Building Academy builds a gig for the new Lyme Regis Gig Club

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Photos of the new pilot gig Rebel, built at the Boat Building Academy – in the first Gail McGarva sits under the boat she project-managed. As usual, click on the thumbnails for much larger photos Lyme Regis’s well known Boat Building Academy agreed to build a pilot gig for the newly formed Lyme … Continue reading “The Boat Building Academy builds a gig for the new Lyme Regis Gig Club”